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FCC Angers All Sides With New Media Rules

Cable companies fume at limits, and senators protest relaxed regs

(Newser) - The FCC is set to push through new rules on media ownership today, to the consternation of everyone from telecoms to free-speech advocates, writes the Wall Street Journal. The commission will introduce two new regulations: one will allow media companies to buy both newspapers and television stations in the top... More »

FCC Chief Gets Grilled on Hill

House members want cross-ownership vote delayed; Dems plead for oversight

(Newser) - FCC Chairman Kevin Martin faced angry questioning from both sides of the aisle at a House oversight meeting yesterday, as many urged the commissioner to delay December 18's vote on a controversial change to media cross-ownership rules. Martin said the plan, which would allow companies to own both a newspaper... More »

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